DM wins at journo awards

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Daily Mirror bagged five awards and a merit award at the annual Editors Guild awards which was held this evening.

Daily Mirror’s Channaka de Silva won the Sports Journalist of the Year award, Susitha. R. Fernando won the award for Reporting for Social Responsibility, English Columnist of the Year went to D.B.S. Jeyaraj –Daily Mirror, Lakna Paranamanna won the Denzil Pieris Young Reporter of the Year award, Cartoonist of the Year (English) was won by Daily Mirror’s Awantha Artigala and a Merit award was won by photojournalist Kushan Pathiraja in the Photojournalist category for the year 2010.

Meanwhile, Sunday Times won the Best Designed Newspaper of the Year award, while Sunday Times Journalist Malaka Rodrigo won the Environmental Reporter of the Year award, Chandani Kirinde won English Feature Writer of the Year award for Sunday Times and Photojournalist Gamuna Wellage won a Merit in the Photojournalist category for Sunday Times.

The Sunday Times team also won the scoop of the year award. 

The Business and Finance Journalist of the Year (English) award went to Financial Times journalist Uditha Jayasinghe . (Daily Mirror online) 

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Daily Mirror winners at tonight’s Editors Guild awards are (L-R): Sports Journalist of the Year Channaka de Silva, Cartoonist of the Year Awantha Artigala, Young Reporter of the Year Lakna Paranamanna, Susitha. R. Fernando the winner of Subramanium Chettiah award for Reporting for Social Responsibility and the Merit winner in the photojournalist category Kushan Pathiraja carrying the award of English Columnist of the Year D.B.S. Jeyaraj.Pic. by Waruna Wanniarachchi


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  • uglytruth Wednesday, 27 July 2011 03:28 AM

    Congrats..specially to Mr.Avantha Atigala

    Lokka Wednesday, 27 July 2011 04:13 AM

    Elakiri ne................

    ground boy Wednesday, 27 July 2011 04:18 AM

    Honor for braves, Congratulations.

    I Hussein Wednesday, 27 July 2011 05:02 AM

    Congrats DM. Continue your good works.
    Wish you could improve to publish little more balanced news too.

    Fayad Wednesday, 27 July 2011 05:12 AM

    well done !!! Keep it up the good work

    J,D, Tuesday, 26 July 2011 04:56 PM

    Congratulations........

    Handipora Tuesday, 26 July 2011 04:59 PM

    Congratulations, Please accept Our best and warm wishes for your excellent Journalistic practices displayed. You and your sister paper Sunday Times deserve more. Keep the good work going.

    Tharaka Chanaka Tuesday, 26 July 2011 06:20 PM

    Congrats to you all!

    ampare son Tuesday, 26 July 2011 06:40 PM

    congratulaions. for your hard work.

    Andrewj Tuesday, 26 July 2011 07:04 PM

    Conratulations DM. Wish you all the very best.

    Chathu Tuesday, 26 July 2011 08:00 PM

    Weldone DM. We all know you guys doing a great job.

    Yasmin Tuesday, 26 July 2011 09:08 PM

    Congrats! Your paper deserves all the awards. All the best for the future!

    Nighthawk Wednesday, 27 July 2011 07:42 AM

    Congrats DM Team, you truly deserve it! Keep up the good work

    Gamarala Wednesday, 27 July 2011 01:40 AM

    Congratulations. You are trying to follow ethics in journalisms up to some level compare to others. It needs more and we hope you could develop your image further.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Wednesday, 27 July 2011 02:29 AM

    The Best deserves the Best: Congratulations to the team!

    Ampare son Wednesday, 27 July 2011 03:13 AM

    congradulation for your all hard works. can you build second genaration for future.


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